Pragyashree ‘Prag’ Sharma Basyal

Published on October 11, 2019

Prag Sharma is a Research Program Coordinator with the Center for Transformative Geriatric Research at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. In this role, she primarily manages a qualitative patient-centered outcomes grant from PCORI, which focuses on including homebound older adults and their caregivers in the research agenda setting process. Ms. Sharma received her undergraduate degree in Biology and Society from Cornell University. Prior to joining the Geriatrics Division, she managed clinical research studies for the Outcomes After Critical Illness and Surgery team in the division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at Johns Hopkins, and worked with patients with critical illness to improve patient-provider communication and early mobility in the ICU. In addition, Ms. Sharma cares for patients in the retirement community and long-term care facilities. Ms. Sharma is passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults especially in the areas of fall prevention, patient-provider communication, and medical education.